Pleurothallis schiedei

 Specklinia schiedei

Pleurothallis schiedei                                                                                                                                                      photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in  Linnaea  22 : 826    1849 (may 1850)
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Pleurothallidinae
  genus Pleurothallis  R Brown 1813

C3 pathway, stomata of the leaves are open during the day.

    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    it is useful give the soluble mineal nutriens, on the roots.
native of origins Mexico (Chiapas), Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica
  altitude 1500 - 2500 m  (4950 - 8250 ft)
  habitat climate informations from San Cristobal de las Casas (Chiapas, Mexico)
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2000 m / 6600 ft) :
    Pleurothallis schiedei b gr uk
  photoperiod   in San Cristobal this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 06 m' to 10 h 54 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    low
inflorescence     length 8 - 15 cm  (3.2" - 6"), basal  
  nr flowers 12 - 16, one at a time, every 15 days
  size single flower  1 L 0.7 cm  (0.4" L 0.28")
  duration single flower, ≈ 6 - 7 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 days
CITES appendix II

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